Over the last decade, cities increasingly have centered their focus for play areas on well-being, sensory stimuli, and the quieter activities on playgrounds. This trend is known as sensory playgrounds or sensory play.
But what is sensory play, what is sensory cognition – and how can it benefit children and cities in playgrounds? This webinar looks at the science behind sensory stimuli for children and shares 8 guidelines for creating sensory play with an informed background.
Head of KOMPAN Play Institute
As head of KOMPAN Play Institute, Jeanette has over 20 years of experience in researching, developing, and advocating playground play. Jeanette has served on the scientific and organizing boards of several international conferences on child friendly city planning. Jeanette has authored and co-authored numerous white papers and articles on the topics of inclusive and universal play design, and child development.
KOMPAN Play Institute Manager, Americas
As the Manager of KOMPAN Play Institute, Americas, Suzanne researches issues related to active play and fitness for children and families. Suzanne has co-authored numerous white papers and articles on the topics of children and play, such as Climbing Clever and Innovative Products: the key to more play.